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Musee National Jean-Jacques Henner

43 avenue de Villiers, 75017 Paris, France
+33 1 47 63 42 73
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Museum did a good job of putting the work of Henner, a very important artist in his time but... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jsthouston
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Nice museum that was reasonably priced

We enjoyed visiting this museum that held a collection of Impressionist paintings by Jean Jacques... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
Diane K
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Formerly a private mansion and studio built in the 19th century, the Museum is dedicated to the work of Jean-Jacques Henner considered at the beginning of the 20th century to be one of the most important painters of his time. Its display follows the chronological itinerary of this artist from his native Alsace to Paris, where he settled, and Italy after receiving the Prix de Rome. The numerous works from the artist's studio reveal the working methods of an "official" painter of the Impressionist period.
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“Nice museum that was reasonably priced ”
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43 avenue de Villiers, 75017 Paris, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Museum did a good job of putting the work of Henner, a very important artist in his time but overlooked today, in some historical context. Even if you don't share his fondness of women with long red hair you will probably find the house interesting....More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed visiting this museum that held a collection of Impressionist paintings by Jean Jacques Henner. We had not been familiar with the artist but liked getting to know his work and visiting his studio.

Thank Diane K
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

There are some really nice pieces in this small out of the tourist paths museum. This is a a trip that is really worth it. This former home is pretty filled with the artists works. It's a beautiful home with winding staircases that seem to...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Visiting obscure museums and found this gem near the Parc Monceau. Prolific 19th century salon winner, world renown in his day and very popular. His style changed somewhat over the years but his infatuation with red haired damsels continued. Some stunning paintings in a dark...More

Thank Rob H
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

Excellent small museum in the former residence of the artist. Interesting and thought provoking works. He really has a thing for redheads.

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Nice and cosy little museum focused on JJ Henner paintings which are good and special ,at The best edge of this period academic without being pompier , symbolist with a Sarah Bernardt hint , impressionist with a sophisticated palette of his own. Great to see...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2015

Though the museum is currently under reconstruction I await its grand reopening hopefully in the Spring of 2016. The exhibits that are open here are marvelous. Jean-Jacques Henner's work is also showcased among the warm and delightful confines of this beautiful mansion in the 17th...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2013

This museum is strange: the location is in a north-west residential part of Paris, far away from most tourist attractions. We went on a Saturday afternoon and were the only (!) visitors when we arrived. I soon understood why: there is not much to see...More

3  Thank GlobetrottingSwede
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Reviewed 7 August 2013

This is a great museum full of beautiful paintings of red heads (and others). Exceptional work and worth going to. As said by others, you can actually study the art and enjoy it without hoards of people running into you or climbing up your leg...More

2  Thank ShoboD
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Reviewed 18 March 2013

Tired of museums congested like subway platforms ? Would like to have the time to get closer, enjoy the silence, be alone in a room the artist's legacy ? See works that do 'speak' to you regardless of your own preferences ? Toss in a...More

5  Thank Eman69
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